Ethiopia may play a key role in Beijing’s planned cold-chain air bridge, a logistical feat to take the coronavirus vaccine to Africa for distribution. Photo: Weibo Ethiopia may play a key role in Beijing’s planned cold-chain air bridge, a logistical feat to take the coronavirus vaccine to Africa for distribution. Photo: Weibo
Ethiopia may play a key role in Beijing’s planned cold-chain air bridge, a logistical feat to take the coronavirus vaccine to Africa for distribution. Photo: Weibo

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: China plans cold-chain bridge to ship and distribute vaccines to African nations

  • Beijing’s ‘donation diplomacy’ seen as an attempt to gain credibility and political capital around the world
  • If the vaccination roll-out is slower in sub-Saharan Africa than elsewhere, so too will be any ‘vaccine bounce’ economic recovery

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Ethiopia may play a key role in Beijing’s planned cold-chain air bridge, a logistical feat to take the coronavirus vaccine to Africa for distribution. Photo: Weibo Ethiopia may play a key role in Beijing’s planned cold-chain air bridge, a logistical feat to take the coronavirus vaccine to Africa for distribution. Photo: Weibo
Ethiopia may play a key role in Beijing’s planned cold-chain air bridge, a logistical feat to take the coronavirus vaccine to Africa for distribution. Photo: Weibo
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